1 hour ago

Philadelphia won't fund or run any injection ...

Philadelphia won't fund or run any injection sites but will work with independent stakeholders and funders. DA LArry Krasner said he won't prosecute people involved with the sites, but other than that there's little in the way of plans or proposed regulation yet. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/philadelphia-greenlights-safe-injection-sites-p7095-115.htm

    Philadelphia greenlights safe injection sites
    The city of Philadelphia is officially confident that safe injection sites for drug users will save lives and money while reducing the impact of the opioid epidemic on communities. How the city will go about getting them up and running, however, remains to be seen. .
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

2 hours ago

Center City District shared Discover Philadel...

    Discover Philadelphia
    Did you know Philadelphia's City Hall was the tallest habitable building in the world from 1894 to 1908? Although its height has since been eclipsed, it's still a must-see architectural gem. (📸:...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 hours ago

Why we do what we do. CultureWorks believes t...

Why we do what we do. CultureWorks believes that everyone should have unfettered access to the support they need to live a creative life. We work with established and start-up organizations to fully embrace the great depth, breadth, and complexity of cultural practice today. Get started with CW today! https://www.cultureworksphila.org/ #CultureWorking #WeGotYou #CulturalFlourshing #2018 #WhyILovePhilly

    CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
    Why we do what we do. CultureWorks believes that everyone should have unfettered access to the support they need to live a creative life. We work with established and start-up organizations to fully...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 hours ago

Center City District shared Pennsylvania Depa...

    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
    PennDOT wants to improve conditions for walking and bicycling across Pennsylvania, with a focus on Pennsylvanians who walk and bicycle by necessity. 🚲 We want your input. TAKE OUR SURVEY visit ➡️...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 hours ago

“It’s clear from the attendees at all our mee...

“It’s clear from the attendees at all our meetings so far that residents are passionate about their city and passionate about their neighborhoods.” http://ucreview.com/historic-preservation-task-force-starts-with-west-philly-meeting-p7642-1.htm

    Historic Preservation Task Force starts 2018 with West Philly meeting
    Around 70 residents met members of the task force's subcommittees and discussed their concerns and ideas for the city's neighborhoods and historic sites.
    http://ucreview.com

6 hours ago

International House Philadelphia with Da Vinc...

Tonight at I-House: Our art exhibit, Personally Speaking, in collaboration with Da Vinci Art Alliance - DVAA opens! Opening reception at 6pm in our gallery. Join us!

    International House Philadelphia | Events Calendar
    http://www.ihousephilly.org

7 hours ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Busi...

    Rittenhouse Square property comes up for sale - Philadelphia Business Journal
    One of Sam Rappaport's legacy real estate holdings has come up for sale. The property, 2100 Chestnut St., is a two-story, mixed-use building that was built in 1929 as a parking garage. The last time it traded was in April 1992, according to Philadelphia property records.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

7 hours ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    Report: Philly's housing inventory dipped to all-time low at end of 2017
    At the end of 2017, there were 3,329 single-family homes for sale in Philly, making it the lowest level of housing inventories in the city's history. At the same time, house prices took a small dip from the last quarter, offering a bit of relief to homebuyers.
    https://philly.curbed.com

9 hours ago

New from the blog:

New from the blog:

    Control Societies + Social Media Discussion Monday Jan. 29 | The Hacktory
    Via Annenberg School of Communication: "On January 29, Ingrid Burrington of Data & Society will deliver the lecture, "Zuckerberg in the Hague." The talk will examine the rhetorical, theatrical, and legal dimensions of holding social media platforms accountable for their complex adverse effects of individuals and societies, exploring possibilities in speculative fiction and strategic litigation as lenses through which to critique and reimagine existing frameworks for platform accountability."
    https://www.thehacktory.org

9 hours ago

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, enr...

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, enrolled full-time in college for the fall 2018 semester, and have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. The pay is $13.23 per hour. http://ucreview.com/roebuck-announces-summer-penndot-for-college-students-p7641-1.htm

    Roebuck announces summer PennDOT for college students
    Applicants must be at least 18 years old, enrolled full-time in college for the fall 2018 semester, and have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license. The pay is $13.23 per hour.
    http://ucreview.com

10 hours ago

Today's friendly reminder from our friends at...

Today's friendly reminder from our friends at Uwishunu: Don't miss Center City District Restaurant Week, continuing through Friday! #CCDRW

    15+ Spectacular Things to Do in Philadelphia This Week
    Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia Center City District Restaurant Week, the Philadelphia Auto Show, Villanova basketball and more... The atmosphere is electric in Philly this week. (Might that have anything to do with the Eagles playoff win and forthcoming Super Bowl appearance?)
    https://www.uwishunu.com

27 hours ago

The Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition highli...

The Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition highlights the impact of community service, features the work of nonprofit and national service groups, and inspires more Philadelphians to serve in their communities. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/city-calls-for-nominations-for-the-mayors-day-of-service-awards-p7093-1.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

29 hours ago

West Philly's Dottie's Donuts are selling Eag...

West Philly's Dottie's Donuts are selling Eagles-themed sweets, and boycotting any Boston-based donuts until after the Super Bowl.

    Celebrate the Eagles' Victory With This Greased Pole Donut
    Philly sports fans' reaction to last night's NFC championship win, immortalized in pastry by Dottie's Donuts. If there's one thing we know about Philly sports fans, it's that they're probably still celebrating after last night's epic post-championship Eagles game revelry.
    http://www.phillymag.com

30 hours ago

The Eagles aren't the only big winners in Phi...

The Eagles aren't the only big winners in Philly sports! In this week's column, Napolean Kingcade celebrates North Philly native Dawn Staley. The former Temple basketball coach and three-time Olympian had a stretch of Diamond Street named after her late last year. http://ucreview.com/sports-dawn-staley-has-her-hometown-street-changed-to-dawn-staley-lane-p7640-135.htm

    SPORTS - Dawn Staley has her hometown street changed to Dawn Staley Lane
    At the end of last year, Dawn Staley was greeted by a big crowd of people at 25th and Diamond streets. Then, she was given the biggest surprise of her life. Five days before Christmas, the city proclaimed that day, Dec.
    http://ucreview.com

31 hours ago

New from the blog:

New from the blog:

    NASA Made Makeup Kits for their Female Astronauts | The Hacktory
    Via Quartzy: "The engineers at NASA, in their infinite wisdom, decided that women astronauts would want makeup - so they designed a makeup kit..." Sally Ride, a physicist who became the first American woman in space in 1983, said. "You can just imagine the discussions amongst the predominantly male engineers about what should go in a...
    https://www.thehacktory.org

32 hours ago

"I believe that everyone should enjoy free ac...

"I believe that everyone should enjoy free access to the internet and since the federal government will no longer ensure that, I'm going to try to do it here in Pennsylvania." - State Sen. Larry Farnese http://philadelphiafreepress.com/state-sen-larry-farnese-introduces-net-neutrality-legislation-p7091-114.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

42 hours ago

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